Tag Archives: Richard Tisei

RE-ELECTED: All LGBT House Members

The 2014 midterms were not a total disaster, at least for the six openly LGBT members of the US House. Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. Jared Polis* (D-CO), Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), Rep Mark Pocan (D-WI), Rep David Cicilline (D-RI), and Rep. Kysten Sinema (D-AZ) all retained their seats today.  Openly gay US House candidates who lost their bids ...

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MASSACHUSETTS: Gay GOP Candidate Richard Tisei Loses To Seth Moulton

Iraq War veteran Seth Moulton, who has never held elected office, beat nine-term Democratic Rep. John Tierney in the primary. Massachusetts has not elected a House Republican since 1996. Tisei was one of two gay GOP House candidates, the other is freak show Carl DeMaio in California. NOM campaigned for both Moulton and DeMaio’s opponent, Rep. Scott Peters.

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Log Cabin Head Gregory Angelo: Boehner Has Always Backed Gay GOP Candidates

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Hate Groups Launch Joint Campaign: Don’t Vote For Pro-Gay GOP Candidates

Posted yesterday on NOM’s blog: Three of the nation’s top pro-family groups have announced an unprecedented campaign against three top Republican candidates for federal office because the candidates are supporters of same-sex ‘marriage’ and abortion. The National Organization for Marriage, Family Research Council Action and CitizenLink announced they will urge voters not to support Republican House candidates Carl DeMaio (CA-52) ...

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Paul Singer’s Super PAC To Donate $2M To Pro-Gay Marriage GOP House Candidates

Billionaire investor Paul Singer’s American Unity super PAC plans to donate at least $2M to the campaigns of GOP House candidates that endorse same-sex marriage. The group has drawn up plans to back seven congressional candidates ahead of November’s elections and could add more to the roster, said Jeff Cook-McCormac, a senior adviser to American Unity PAC and its policy ...

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Victory Fund Head Chuck Wolfe: We Need Gay Republicans In Congress

“This year at least three gay Republicans are seeking seats in Congress, and the Victory Fund has endorsed two of them along with seven Democratic congressional candidates and hundreds more from both parties at the state and local level. As a nonpartisan organization with a clear mission to increase the number of LGBT voices in government, we strongly believe out ...

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Barney Frank: Don’t Vote For Gay GOP House Candidate Richard Tisei

Former Rep. Barney Frank is urging the LGBT community not to vote for gay GOP House candidate Richard Tisei, who has the backing of the Victory Fund. The campaign for Massachusetts’ 6th Congressional District has received a significant amount of national attention this cycle, in large part because Richard Tisei, the challenger in the race, could become the first openly ...

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CNN Commentator SE Cupp Backs Homocon Candidates For US House

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Homocons Join GOP Prop 8 Brief

Yesterday we learned that about 75 GOP figures had signed onto a joint Supreme Court brief supporting the overturn of Prop 8.  Today we get the full list of names and note that a number of  well-known homocons have signed on. Most notable, of course, is that the brief itself bears the name of former RNC chairman Ken Mehlman, the ...

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New From MA Homocon Richard Tisei

Female voice: “Mmmmm, that was nice.”

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New Ad For Homocon Richard Tisei

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Boston Globe Endorses Tisei

Today the Boston Globe endorsed homocon GOP House candidate Richard Tisei over eight-term Democratic Rep. John Tierney, whose campaign has been saddled with a financial scandal involving his wife. Over the years, the voters of Massachusetts have generally been reluctant to turn out incumbent members of Congress; the implicit bargain has been that, in exchange for being granted long tenure, ...

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HomoQuotable – Richard Tisei

“I’m sure that there are a few knuckleheads that will, you know, look at me based on my sexuality as opposed to what I bring to the table. But I’ve got to say, every single person I’ve met so far has made me feel really comfortable. There aren’t very many Northeast Republicans nowadays, and most people recognize that in order ...

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Barney Frank Vs Homocons, Part 3

Rep. Barney Frank has endorsed the Democratic opponent of Massachusetts homocon House candidate Richard Tisei. Frank, who is backing fellow Democrat and incumbent Rep. John Tierney in the state’s closely watched 6th Congressional District race, said electing Tisei would ensure Republicans retain control of the U.S. House. That would effectively block any progress on gay rights legislation, Frank said Thursday ...

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HomoconQuotable – Richard Tisei

“You know what, in Massachusetts, it’s a lot easier to be gay than be a Republican, as far as trying to get elected to office. When Gov. Romney was here, I voted with him half the time, and I voted against him half the time. I have no problem working with Nancy Pelosi. Just because she’s in the opposition, I’m ...

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Massachusetts: Openly Gay GOP State Sen. Richard Tisei To Run For Lt. Governor

Moderate GOP candidate for governor of Massachusetts Charlie Baker has named openly gay state Sen. Richard Tisei as his running mate. “Richard has years of experience fighting for the taxpayer on Beacon Hill and I’m thrilled to have him on the team,” Baker said in a statement posted on his campaign Web site. The Web page contained on CharlieBaker2010.com included ...

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